Recommended Resources  (excuse the mess, under construction)

Additional resources to help you prepare for your natural birth and beyond!

Books
A Good Birth a Safe Birth:

Choosing and Having the Childbirth Experience You Want 


by Diana Korte & Roberta Scaer

 

The Birth Book:

Everything You Need to Know to Have a Safe and Satisfying Birth


William Sears M.D. & Martha Sears R.N.

 

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

 

Ina May Graskin, Midwife

 

The Birth Partner:

A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and all Other Labor Companions by Penny Simkin


 

 

Websites

 
Spinning Babies
Better position, Better Birth
www.SpinningBabies.com
 
Not Just Skin

Information on hot topics such as cesareans, epidurals, circumcision "The Elephant in the Hospital"....and more!www.notjustskin.org 

Evidence Based Birth

www.EvidenceBasedBirth.com

Rebecca L. Dekker,PhD, RN, LCCE , founder/CEO

 

Mothering Magazine

The Home for Natural Family Livingwww.mothering.com 

Home Birth
San Diego County Midwives

Gerri L. Ryan
www.sandiegocountymidwives.com

 858-278-2930

Michelle Freund

Birth Matters

www.BirthMattersinc.com

760-703-9700

A Celebration of Birth & Life

Celesta Rannisi
www.sandiegohomebirth.com

 619-443-0165

Birth Roots Babies

Offers 3 birthing room, homebirth

services and VBAC

Darynee Blount LM, CPM

Donna McBride Hooyen LM,CPM

www.birthrootsbabies.com

619-409-4900

Bernardo West Chiropractic

Angela Hee D.C. 

858-673-1733

www.bernardowestchiropractic.com

 

Expert in pain & discomfort associated with pregnancy, Webster Technique 

 

Ergobaby

Carriers & Accessories 


www.ergobaby.com

 

iBirth App

Information in the palm of your hand 


www.ibirthapp.com

 

 

Voila Montessori

Nurture Your Child's Potential

www.voilamontessori.com 

Melaleuca

The Wellness Company

Leaders in "green" living since 1985, over 400 products, safer for home, environment and prompts complete wellness.  Online shopping.   For more information:

www.melaleuca.com

Organizations
NOCIRC

National Organization of Circumcision Resource Centers

www.nocirc.org

ICAN

International Cesarean Awareness Network 

Education & Support
 

www.icanofsandiego.org

San Diego Chapter,
icanofsandiego@gmail.com

La Leche League

Happy Moms, Breastfed Babies

www.lllofsandiego.com

 858-646-9779

The Family Guidance & Therapy Center

Individual, family, couples, pre/post natal

www.familyguidanceandtherapy.com

 619-600-0683

Birth Centers
Best Start Birth Center
Serving natural birth since 1989
619-299-0840 
1-800-479-BABY

San Diego, CA
www.beststartbirthcenter.com

Babies in Bloom

More than just a birthing center!

Vista, CA

www.babies-in-bloom.com

A Family Affair Birth Center

Poway, CA

www.AFamilyAffairBirthCenter.com

UCSD Birth Center Hillcrest

619-543-3863

The only in-hospital birth center.  Prenatal care with Certified Nurse Midwives

Connected to a level 3 NICU.

www.ucsandiegohealth.com

Jacobs Medical Center

La Jolla

858-657-8749

Three natural birthing suites staffed by CNMs.

www.ucsandiegohealth/jacobsmedicalcenter.com 

© 2013 by Jaclyn Ream

Connie Rivera - Certified Childbirth Educator

858-735-8932

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